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  • JB Charleston supports 8th EAMS mission at AUAB

    A C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, deployed to the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron taxis before a mission, Aug. 28, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The C-17 is designed to airdrop 102 paratroopers with their accompanying equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Battles)
  • Cargo City officially opens as new gateway in Kuwait

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify the official opening of Cargo City, located next to an aircraft parking ramp at Kuwait International Airport, marked a historic occasion May 19, 2019.
  • 774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in two-and-a-half years

    Months of planning and weeks of preparing culminates to an airdrop lasting a few seconds. While the time and effort that goes into planning a combat airdrop may seem long for something that lasts less than a minute, for the ground troops, the equipment they received will have a lasting impact.
  • POL: Pumping the “life blood” of fuel to Air Operations

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing is the largest expeditionary wing in the world. At the heart of the Wing is a team of Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, Fuels Management Flight, who work 24/7 to make sure that the aircraft assigned here are receiving the “life blood” of fuel that to support operations in the U.S. Air Forces Central command area of responsibility.
  • US, Qatar Emiri Air Forces build relations, fix aircraft

    The C-17 Globemaster III aircraft is crucial to Air Mobility Command’s airlift mission at Al Udeid, enabling the movement and supply of warfighters throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. When two C-17’s were grounded here due to the need for extensive maintenance, Airmen with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron immediately began preparations to fix them.
  • 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron answers the call in the Middle East

    The 816th EAS, based at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, is vital to the Air Force’s efforts to combat terrorism in the Middle East. Those efforts range from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan.
  • Airmen deliver aid to refugees in northern Iraq

    Six pallets, more than 50,000 pounds, over a quarter of a million Kurdish refugees fed. Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing delivered humanitarian aid bound for refugee camps in northern Iraq this weekend while also conducting a multifaceted training mission.
  • ‘Mad Mules’ load P-19 ARFF vehicle onto ‘Herk’ to support OIR

    A C-130H Hercules was loaded with a 23,000 pound Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting vehicle in less than 20 minutes here today, under cargo lights on an otherwise pitch-black flightline, with dozens of Airmen making it happen. How, exactly?  Airmen from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and
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